FatherHe’s the one who……loves me when I’m careless.He’s the one who……loves me when I’m wrong.He’s the one who…...loves me when I’m broken.He’s the one who……loves to make me strong.
The Girl on the Other Side of the Mirror She looked in the mirror once and realized how powerless she was. Its was as if an entire new dimension had opened up, a whole world of things she could not see or touch or understand but knew were there, waiting just beyond the glass she couldnt push through no matter how hard she tried. And in that moment, she was filled with an aching desire, stretching all the way down to her heart and through her wing tips, flooding her bones with a longing so powerful and so desperate she could feel it swelling in her very soul. It transformed her. In that moment, all she wanted in the world was to be on other side of that mirror. She pressed her restless hands against the glass, searching, waiting, trying to feel her way in, and knowing that if she couldnt get through she was nothing. Empty, helpless, useless. A ship with no destination, a bird with no reason to fly. But all she could feel was glass. Smooth a
Promises"How would we do it?""Do what?""Dance. On the lake. How would we do it?"I still remember that day. The hills were golden with soft morning light, the clouds painted with a rare palette of purples. I'd wanted to catch one and save it in my box, so you took me to the hills, promised we'd climb the tallest one around. You were right; from the top of that hill I could see the peaks of all the others, poking up through the morning mist below us like little ducks in the water. You always keep your promises."I suppose we’d have to learn to fly," you’d said with that gentle, kindly smile that always reminded me of a warm breeze playing through the grass.“Oh,” I’d said, gazing up at the sky. “Will you teach me?”You told me that as soon as you knew how, you would fly me right to the middle of my lake of choice and we’d dance from sunset to morning-light. The little one with the blue lilies, I’d told you. Then you kissed me and promised